Third grade students at Campbell Elementary School in Arlington County wrote and taped statements of support for WETA founder Elizabeth Campbell's name to be added to the name of their school. The statements were presented to the Arlington County School Board on March 5, 2009. Video courtesy of Arlington County Public Schools.
WETA looks back at the people and events of the 1980s — the disorderly decade that saw Washington's emergence as a true global capital.See all broadcast times →
Garrett Peck, author of "Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C." discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital.Watch video →
WETA Channel 26 hit the Washington airwaves on October 2, 1961, when station manager George Baker introduced viewers to WETA's inaugural broadcast, The New Era.Watch first broadcast →